Vol. 1 No. 35 … Winter Patrol … A-Day: American GIs Return to the Philippines ……….. In the first snows of approaching winter in the mountain forests on the Franco-Italian border, Sgt. Raymond Boron of Salt Deerfield, Mass, a member of a unit in the American 1st Special Service Force, patrols the unseen line between us and Nazis holding positions in snow-covered French Alps.